The panel members found a lack of uniformity in results upon mixing of jabs for booster shots and stated that no recommendation for it can be made as of now.
The guide that adheres to the new Drone Rules 2021 will help avoid confusion as the usage of drones is new in the healthcare system.
The SII had last month submitted an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covovax's use among children in the age group.
The Union Health Ministry on Friday announced that those above the age of 18 years who have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose will be eligible for the precaution dose.
A press release from BE Limited said the WHO's Advisory Committee on Vaccine Product Development (ACPDV) selected the firm after examining a number of proposals from India.
The Centre may soon allow a precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccine for those seeking to travel abroad for education, employment, sports and for attending official or business commitments.
Meanwhile, the State has about 6.66 lakh doses of Covaxin available at its cold chain points and at district vaccine stores.
Decision on mixing and matching of booster dose of Covid vaccines will be based on science: Government
On the Corbevax vaccine, VK Paul said it will find a way into the national vaccination programme as an order has been placed and delivered for a certain quantity.
The Corbevax vaccine is administered through intramuscular route with two doses scheduled 28 days apart and presented as 0.5 ml (single dose) and 5 ml (10 doses) vial pack.
ICMR has developed the India Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker, by merging mainly three national databases -- CoWIN, National Covid-19 Testing database and Covid-19 India portal.
The joint Russian-Italian study compared the blood serum samples of people taken three to six months after the second dose of the two vaccines.
In Bengaluru, BBMP has planned the vaccination in 196 schools (49639 beneficiaries) and 59 colleges (22067 beneficiaries) on day one, spread out across eight zones
BBMP's vaccination coverage, however, is below the state average of 75 percent for two doses
Within weeks, Walter Reed researchers expect to announce that human trials show success against Omicron — and even future strains.
To make the celebrations safe, hotels, lodges, homestays and guesthouses have been directed to insist upon vaccination certificates for tourists who check in, said the Puducherry Tourism Minister